Training Posts

Gut Health For All

While searching around trying to find answers to my mysterious illness, I discovered that one common theme kept cropping up. Gut health. The gut is the way we fuel our body, much like a gas station to a car. But on top of that, the gut has so many more functions. More and more studies…

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How to Train With a Chronic Illness

When and how much should you train? Those question are difficult to answer for every individual. Knowing how to balance overtraining with intense training that produce gains is a tricky balance to maintain. Now throw in the risk of a chronic illness flare up – and your training decisions can become even more critical in…

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The Way You Breathe May be Harming Your Health!

Do you know how to breathe properly? It sounds like a silly question, doesn’t it? But there’s a mounting consensus that in today’s day and age, we may be doing it wrong. Ultimately, science seems to show that your breathing may be harming your health and the body oxygen level test may be key. As…

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2 Pieces of Essential Running Gear You Need

What gear do we actually need when we run? When you ask this question, newbies AND well-seasoned runners get hung up. But what is essential running gear? I want to break it down for you and give you the TWO essential pieces of gear needed for your running regime. First, let’s tackle the absolute essential running…

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The Ultimate Guide to using a Gradual Training Plan (with or without an illness)

We all probably know the saying “slow and steady wins the race.” This mantra runs throughout most training plans, including running ones. Gradually building your athletic capabilities by pushing yourself a little further through a carefully curated schedule can be more beneficial for you than maxing yourself out every time. I have provided you with the…

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The One Method I Use To Avoid Overtraining

Intro As explained in the About Me page, I often find I push myself far too much in my training runs, resulting in overtraining. Every training run turns into some challenge, whether its upping my average pace, running my fastest kilometer or the demon that is Strava segments. You can’t tell me that when you post…

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